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More Music celebrate funding success.

Read More » Posted in: Organisational news by Sandra Wood on 27 June 2017
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More Music has been successful in its application for Arts Council National Portfolio funding from 2018 to 2022. The news was announced today (27 June 2017). The funding will benefit all of More Music's work, including its on-going commitment to creating inclusive music making opportunities and hi...

START AGAIN GALLERY

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 26 March 2017
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A few weeks ago we played and sang and celebrated Human Rights. Here are the selected photos - film out soon ! Pete   ...

Making it Up - starting the journey to the Festival of Making

Read More » Posted in: Gigs and festivals by Darren Leadsom on 9 March 2017
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Making it Up - starting the journey to the Festival of Making Written by lead musician Matt Robinson Make It Up? The start of something new A new commission for the young people of Blackburn A new composition for the streets of the town A new challenge with unanswered questions W...

Seven New Rights

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 1 March 2017
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Tonight my great West End Chorus worked hard on their words and their singing. The story of this piece is beginning to be told and the story is strong. I am so happy to be making this piece happen now - at this time. 20 years ago Adrian wrote this to close the piece - we never turned it into ...

Creative Collaboration

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 27 February 2017
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What happened tonight at the Hothouse was beautiful. 14 people from our refugee music group came down to prepare for their support set at the weekend and our youth vocal ensemble were rehearsing next door. At 7.45 we invited them in to sing to us - they did their version of Beat It with beatboxing ...

and the band played on

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 19 February 2017
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and what a band they are!  I spent the day today rehearsing for the show and the music is cooking ! Rhythm section finding the grooves, the stops and changes, Dave Nelsons piano solos rocketing round the room, Peadars sax, flute and clarinet lines intersecting with the tunes and the singers d...

People Walking

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 16 February 2017
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Sometimes  two people walk together Down the streets of their own city With no weapons but the truth Sometimes  one hundred people walk together Down the streets of their own city With no weapons but the truth Sometimes  ten thousand people walk together Down the s...

FLYING IS FREEDOM

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 9 February 2017
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"Dream about flying Dream about freedom And on these dreams we will build ourselves A flying island of freedom Flying is freedom Freedom is flying And on these dreams we will build ourselves A flying island of freedom" In Start Again, Adrian decided to do two things. One was to refl...

START AGAIN AGAIN

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 7 February 2017
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"These are the rights of all the human race These are the rights of all the people of the world, and Peace on earth is the right of everyone,  Peace is the right of us all" Over the past weeks I have had rehearsals with many of the musicians who will be performing in March: adult singe...

Heading Home

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 28 November 2016
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The bus journey back to Hong Kong goes through an endless view of factories and apartment blocks and also a great deal of greenery. We finally cross the border by Shenzhen seeing the shiny towers of this mammoth city in the morning sunshine. Arriving back in the office at CCCD, I catch up with em...

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